Treclin Gel 30g
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What Is It?
Treclin contains the active substances clindamycin and tretinoin. Clindamycin is an antibiotic. It limits the growth of bacteria associated with acne and the inflammation caused by these bacteria. Tretinoin normalizes the growth of superficial skin cells and causes normal shedding of the cells that clog the hair follicles in areas with acne. This prevents the build-up of sebum and the formation of early acne lesions (blackheads and whiteheads). These active substances are more effective when combined than when used separately. Treclin is used on the skin to treat acne in patients 12 years and older.
How To Use It
Always use this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you. Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure. The recommended dose is: A pea-sized amount of Treclin should be applied once daily at bedtime. Method of administration Wash your face gently with mild soap and warm water and pat your skin dry with a towel. Squeeze a pea-sized amount of gel onto the fingertip. Dab the gel on your forehead, chin, nose and both cheeks, and then gently spread it evenly over your whole face. Do not use more than the amount that has been suggested by your doctor, or apply the product more frequently than instructed. Too much medication may irritate the skin, and will not give faster or better results. Duration of treatment To get the best results with Treclin, it is necessary to use it properly and not stop using it as soon as your acne starts to get better. Typically, it may take several weeks to have an optimal effect. In some cases, it may take up to 12 weeks. Please contact your doctor if symptoms persist for more than 12 weeks, as your doctor will need to re-evaluate your treatment. If you use more Treclin than you should You will not get faster or better results by using more Treclin than recommended. If you use too much a marked redness, peeling, or discomfort may occur. In such cases, the face should be gently washed with a mild soap and lukewarm water. The use of this medicine should be stopped until all these symptoms have gone away. Overdose may also result in side effects from your stomach and intenstine; including stomach pain, nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea. In such cases, the use of this medicine should be discontinued and your doctor should be contacted. Treclin is only for use on the skin. In case of accidental ingestion, contact your doctor or go to the nearest hospital casualty department immediately. If you forget to use Treclin If you forget to use Treclin at bedtime, you should apply the next dose at the usual time. You should not double the dose to make up for the forgotten dose. If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor or pharmacist.